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Performer: Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden

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BudapestStaatskapelle Dresden

Staatskapelle Dresden
Beethoven
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden; Christian Thielemann; Rudolf Buchbinder

DresdenDie Zauberflöte

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Patrick Lange; Achim Freyer; Dresden State Opera; Gábor Káli; Felix Krieger

DresdenLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Daniele Callegari; Christine Mielitz; Dresden State Opera; Pietro Rizzo; Antonino Fogliani; Peter Heilein

DresdenDie Meistersinger von NürnbergNew production

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Christian Thielemann; Jens-Daniel Herzog; Dresden State Opera; Mathis Neidhardt; Sibylle Gädeke; TBC; Sebastian Kohlhepp

DresdenCosì fan tutte

Mozart: Così fan tutte
TBC; Andreas Kriegenburg; Dresden State Opera; Harald Thor; Andrea Schraad; Iulia Maria Dan; Christina Bock
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Prom 63: Explosive Rachmaninov from Yuja Wang

Yuja Wang © BBC | Chris Chistodoulou
Outstanding playing from soloist and Staatskapelle Dresden makes this a Prom to remember.
*****
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Peter Konwitschny returns to the Semperoper with Les Huguenots

Venera Gimadieva (Marguerite de Valois) © Semperoper Dresden | Ludwig Olah
John Osborn leads a very successful premiere of Peter Konwitschny's new production of Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots in Dresden
****1
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Nabucco marks a successful debut of Saioa Hernández as Abigaille

Saioa Hernández (Abigaille) © Semperoper Dresden | Ludwig Olah
Saioa Hernández leads a solid cast in Dresden in a somewhat disappointing new production by David Bösch.

***11
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Folk rhythms and changing times in Dresden's Bartered Bride

Hrachuhí Bassénz (Marie) and Pavol Breslik (Hans) © Semperoper Dresden/Ludwig Olah
What brought real distinction and authenticity to the evening, as so often in this house, was the outstanding playing of the Staatskapelle conducted by Tomaš Netopil. From the start of the overture with its rapidly scurrying fugato for strings and pointed phrasing from the woodwind one felt the true sense of Smetana’s Czech inflected rhythms and harmonies
***11
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A miraculous Ariadne auf Naxos in Dresden

Krassimira Stoyanova (Ariadne) and Stephen Gould (Bacchus) © Ludwig Olah
Christian Thielemann led a memorable performance of Strauss's chamber opera Ariadne auf Naxos with a strong cast in a new straightforward production by David Hermann.
*****
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